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opinion is changing so fast. as the supreme court takes up same-sex marriage, there is a stunning swing in its acceptance. today 58% to 49% in favor. president obama changed his mind. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: hillary clinton agreed last week. mitt romney's stand against gay marriage surely hurt him in november. >> white evangelicals form a strong part of the republican base and are overwhelmingly opposed but others supports free freedom to marry. >> marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and to the children that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: despite the snow, people are camped at the supreme court to get inside for tomorrow's argument. >> i have a lot of gay friends. i don't think they should be denied the right to marry the person they love. >> chief justice roberts set aside a seat for his cousin, a lesbian, who wants theo justice to declare the ban unconstitutional. chris and sandy raised four boys and want to marry. >> we
and radar. we to have changes to talk about. and here is a quick look your kron 4 7 day around the bay a 20%-30 percent chance of rainfall. saturday and sunday showers more on your extended forecast, coming up. and as far as the traffic the bridges are looking clear this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a relationship dispute could be to blame for a deadly marine base triple shooting. the tragedy happened friday in virginia -- both the shooter, and one of the two people murdered are from the bay area. this morning we are learning more about them. kron4's maureen kelly has uncovered new details about the pacifica man. who government officials say pulled the trigger, then turned the gun on himself. facebook photos posted by sgt oo-say-bio lopez.better known as levi to his him goofing off in his dress blues.making funny faces has he runs in formation in camouflage.and proudly posing with action movie star chuck norris. .an american flag flies over his family home in pacifica.the people inside saying they did not want to talk to the media at this time. a neighbor who did not
're going to make the changes so we're almost done with the year we're not going pull our son out. but i feel for the child and parents. >> several other parents contacted abc 7 nous say the incident is being overblown that those who have seen the photos say little tape was used and it was intends as a joke. we cannot reach the teacher at the center of this, the former teacher. we did try to reach her but we could not. >> in oakland a 13-year-old boy is being treated for what police are describing as a serious gunshot wound. he told them he was shot at 7:30 this morning on 66th avenue but refuses to explain why it took two hours before someone dropped him off at the hospital. a gas line fire was quickly brought under control in berkeley this afternoon. this shows how unpredictable flames were. the blaze ignited when a worker dug into the line with a shovel. a parked truck was damaged. cruise capped the leak just before 4:00 today. >> we're learning more tonight about the man accused of driving drunk and causing a deadly crash saturday night. the 28-year-old made his first court appearanc
. >> the oakland first friday art festival starts with changes after the deadly shooting of a high school senior. businesses and organizers are discussing ways to improve safety. the event starts at 5:00 and ends at 9:00, an hour earlier. extra police and private security will be on patrol. the size of the venue has been reduced from a dozen blocks to five blocks. performances are focused around "healing." >> the fremont police department has announced plans for a gun buyback program march 16. a donation by a private citizen allows them to host the buy back for residents and will be held at the fremont fire training facility on stevenson boulevard. the money to be offered was not provided and the police department will release more information about the event next week. >> new details about the latest person charged in the murder of a millionaire. our media partner, the "san jose mercury news" reports a 33 year oat katrina fritz was a main girl among a string of prostitutes. documents show that the cell phone records show she and her brother were in contact with each other during the home invasi
of same-sex marriage. the supporters #r* changing their profile picture to the red and pink colored equal sign logo from the human rights campaign. it is an organization in support of gay marriage. as carolyn tyler mentioned, she will be back at the u.s. supreme court tomorrow as the justices consider the defense of marriage act. she will have live reports here on abc7 news and she will tweet updates at c tyler abc7. >>> less than an hour from now, the golden gate bridge will never be quite the same. no more toll takers. the iconic span is going all electronic. it is a big change obviously that some wonder might affect the morning commute. cornell bernard is live where toll takers have just a few more minutes left. >> that's right. since it opened in 1937, the golden gate bridge has never been without toll takers until now. at midnight that all changes. all electronic following arrives and tonight the toll takers are saying their goodbyes. drivers are handing over tolls for the last time to toll takers who are leaving his toll booth for good. the flowers are gifts from drivers. >> are you
poverty, it didn't provide a way to change ghettoization, it didn't reach the full goals that the participants in the civil rights movement were really aspiring to of freedom, of power. and so what you had in the starting really in '66 it became a very big call was a question, black power. how do we build black power? there were dozens of organizations in most major cities asking this question and trying to thub it. think about it. there were a lot of different kinds of approaches. one important kind of theoretical answer to this was to say we're not just going to, you know, it's not that we just want to be part of america. america as it's constituted is an imperial power, and we need to challenge that imperialism as part and parcel of the colonial struggle not only in africa, but nationally. so there were organizations in the bay area asking that question on a small scale. one organization called the rove louis their action movement, both bobby seale and huey newton participated and drew a number of ideas from there, but there were different kinds of answers, right? and
and his family's changed forever by a murder that makes no sense and an anger that refuses to settle. >> all i got to say is all i needed with the guy was about two seconds personally for him to understand that, you know what i mean, the anger that i have towards you cause you changed my brother and the rest of my family's live forever. never be the same. >> i will not forgive him. like i said, i curse him for the rest of his life. i have so much hate on him, so much hate. >> i have forgave him. that's who i am. that's the christian person that i am. and that's the only way that i could go on living. they say in time you will heal from your pain, and it's still there. >> kurtis: on march 28, 2005, warren mackey is sentenced to 15 years to life for his crime. the other man mentioned by austin rodriguez as being with mackey has never been charged in the case. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day with your lowe's consumer credit card. (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> tonight. oakland police are turning to the pu
. >> major changes are coming to the golden gate bridge. when you cross the bridge next wednesday morning the toll takers will be gone and, so will the 15 minutes an hour speed limit. we will tell you how the change could affect your commute. >> we're also following march madness here on the >> w[ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >> go morning, if some of the top stories that we are following this thursday march 21st. police are looking for the head coach of a traveling bay area baseball team. he is suspected of molesting a teenager and secretly selling a
cloudy skies, some patchy fog moving around the bay. we'll take a look at the forecast, minor changes as we head into the weekend. >>> parents and students react to a threatening note found in a pleasanton school. >>> an earthquake hit and who felt it. >>> what a local vatican scholar says a new pope might mean in the sex abuse scandal. >>> another carnival cruise ship in trouble, the ktvu morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this thursday morning. march 14. i'm pam cook. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. it sounds good. >> another nice forecast. we'll shave off a few degrees. but these are all some tiny changes, patchy fog this morning, a few high clouds into the bay area. temperatures this afternoon range from the low 60s at the coast, warmest locations no more 80s but still some mid to upper 70s for your thursday afternoon. more on the weekend forecast in a few minutes. sal has an update on traffic. >> good morning, mark. 237 looks good. near 680 a crash on the shoulder, you may see mark vehicles. looking
will be smiling tomorrow as well as the forecast looks terrific. get ready for big weather changes next week. we'll have the >> carolyn: police have released the name of map accused of stealing a taxi yesterday and ramming it into a police car. peter russell was arrested on suspicion of carjacking and assault against a police officer. police say russell jumped on to the hood of the taxicab, shattering its wished. when the driver jumped out, he jumped in and drove away. when police tried to intervene, russell rammed the police car. >>> protesters vietnamizeed banks on franklin avenue last night, and shattered a large window at the transcribe bound -- tribune tower. >> san jose police are still looking for one suspect in a violent purse snatching. police are looking for january 000 rios, his sister was arrested on thursday. police say joseette punched and kicked the victim after she got off the light rail frame. both suspects then ripped the purse from the victim and ran away. >> new concerns about contaminated soil at moffet field. >> celebrating the irish around the bay. the big parade and the p
rigs of foorts many firefighters have long been pushing to change what is called technical bulletin 117. a state regulation adopted requiring foam, furniture to withstand a 12-second expo sthour a fall open flame. a former are fire captain says chemicals used to meet that standard gave him cancer. >> we're now faced with a chemical puzzle that we're exposed to. we believe that flame retardant, a large piece of the puzzle has to be eliminated. >> that left question of studies that show the chemicals can cause cancer, description, and lower iqs in children. the panel heard the last comment on governor brown's change. he wants to eliminate the open flame test requiring a smolder only test which manufactures could meet. >> they're ingested by people and pets. >> the chemical industry is opposed to the change. it truly believes chemicals are safe and by slowing down house fires, they're saving lives. >> that does not address or meet the governor's mandate for safer furniture. >> the panel expected to decide this year whether the change should go through. what companies make for california ma
at a symbol in support of same-sex marriage. the supporters #r* changing their profile picture to the red and pink colored equal sign logo from the human rights campaign. it is an organization in support of gay marriage. as carolyn tyler mentioned, she will be back at the u.s. supreme court tomorrow as the justices consider the defense of marriage act. she will have live reports here on abc7 news and she will tweet updates at c tyler abc7. >>> less than an hour from now, the golden gate bridge will never be quite the same. no more toll takers. the iconic span is going all electronic. it is a big change obviously that some wonder might affect the morning commute. cornell bernard is live where toll takers have just a few more minutes left. >> that's right. since it opened in 1937, the golden gate bridge has never been without toll takers until now. at midnight that all changes. all electronic following arrives and tonight the toll takers are saying their goodbyes. drivers are handing over tolls for the last time to toll takers who are leaving his toll booth for good. the flowers are gifts f
in the garage. oh, cheryl, this is a perfect day for me. honest to god, you have been trying to change me all this time, and i actually got a chance to change you. i know. you have stooped to my level! i love it. and you know what else i love? what? i love being right. okay, so let's settle this right now. jim can't be friends with a woman. say i'm right. right as rain man. thank you. cheryl? yeah? i thought i heard your voice. oh, is this jim? don't tell me i finally get to meet him. no. no, you don't, actually. no. no, you don't. bye-bye. bye-bye. thanks for coming. okay. let's get a recap, merv.ack to the cleaning games. [ merv ] thanks, other merv. mr. clean magic eraser extra power was three times faster on permanent marker. elsewhere against dirt, it was a sweep, with scuffed sports uipment... had it coming. grungy phones... oh! super dirty! and grimy car rims... wow! that really works! ...all taking losses. it looks like mr. clean has won everything. the cleaning games are finished? and so are we. okay, but i just took a mortgage out on the cabinet. [ male announcer ] clean more, work
for sierra lamar's return. >>> plus, signs of change for the catholic church as pope francis prepares for the first sunday blessing, and good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. we start with developing news out of yuba county. races are called off tonight after a deadly crash at the marysville raceway park. authorities say at least two people were killed when one of the cars lost control and slammed into the pit area. the victims were a 60-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy. according to the "sacramento bee" the driver was a 17-year- old from petaluma high. this is not the first deadly crash at the marysville raceway. in 2010 the driver of a big rig dried during the raceway's, first ever big rig race. >>> and nascar officials are reviewing after the crash last month. it sent parts of the car through an overlocked gate and into the stands. 30 fans were injured there. >>> well, a night of celebration for a long time brook lee institution was interrupted by violence this morning. two staff members were shot during the robbery at the ashkenaz community music and dance center. kpix 5 reporter d
. >> drivers on the golden gate bridge can expect to see some changes starting today as automatic toll officially kick in this week. the supreme court takes up the issue of same-sex marriages week, details ahead. >> check out this live shot from our mt. tam, a beautiful start to the morning. temperatures right now mainly in the 40's and '50's but we have dropped into the upper 30 degree territory for some of our upper north bay valleys. we have been monitoring the potential for wet weather, the latest model shows backing off on the chance of midweek rain. i will talk about when you will need your umbrella is coming up in just a few minutes. >> a live look at the golden gate bridge, traffic moving well in the southbound direction. your quick commute check shows like conditions for the north bay and the ride for the golden gate bridge. light conditions as well for the peninsula. still doing pretty well in the south bay, more east bay freeways including interstate 888680 are showing some signs of slowing along with i way for their antioch and 583 of the mob pass. >> i will remind everybod
to get the ban and will deliver a petition with 55,000 signatures to state regulators considering changes to state home furnishing guidelines which allow the chemicals' use. >> i am feeling like i should buy a lottery ticket. lisa said the chances for rain are not that great and -- boom! -- so what does that say? >> we are talking about isolated showers here around santa cruz, notice we have a little activity offshore and the hills of the east bay and low clouds will accompany this with a little bit of mist and drizzle as you head out. it will be cool and with that, the temperatures are being held fairly much in the 40's to near 50. hayward is near 50. los gatos is at 45 and 40 in santa rosa. always head out the door look for the cloud cover and cool conditions, 40's and 50's and by the afternoon the sea breeze kicks up mostly to partly cloudy skies, mid-60's an the bay with upper 60's inland east bay staying cool in the 50's at the coast and a look ahead, featuring the partly cloudy skies today, better chance of rain tomorrow, with similar temperatures. by friday, behind the system, a qu
. and equality is restored to the state of california. >> it is impossible to know with any certainty the changes that would be worked on society by redefining a fundamental institution like marriage. >>reporter: the debate started when san francisco began allowing gay cup toll get married nine years ago. and now the future of gay marriage is in the hand of the u.s. supreme court. good evening. those 9 justices are taking on a central issue in modern american life. gay marriage. and with it comes profound questions. what is a family. what is the purpose of marriag marriage. many bay area city like berkeley showed their support for the lgbt community by raising rainbow flag today. we have team coverage for you tonight beginning with 7 news reporter carolyn tyler at the supreme court in washington. >> pep rally of sorts took place throughout the morning both side who care deeply about the outcome of this landmark case. inside no argument. justices had hard hitting questions for the critic and supporters of prop 8. california ban on same sex marriage. >> you have sort of a reason for not incl
passed a major test. how it could change the way we respond to quakes in the future, coming up at 6:18. >>> police are investigating gunfire in east oakland at seminary and bromley avenues. police released little information about the incident but say no one was hit. streets were closed and a helicopter was overhead during the investigation. >>> time is now 6:05. pope francis began his first morning as a new pontiff, demonstrating the humility he's known for. without a grand entrance he went to rome's main basilica dedicated to the virgin mary through a side door and stopped by the hotel to pick up his luggage. he will be installed on tuesday. as we look live at st.peters's square, a beautiful picture. st.peters's square is not -- the crowd is not as large as the one that gathered last night. pope francis has postponed the visit today to see emeritus pope benedict at the papal retreat outside of rome. at 9:00 this morning pacific time he will lead mass in the sistine chapel with all the cardinals. >>> the vatican calls pope francis a reformer an
at the golden gate bridge. i just saw lane change trucks drive by before we came on the air. right now quiet across the span. and bart has so far all the trains running on time. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> a son-in-law of osama bin laden is set to appear in a new york courtroom less than two hours from now. sulaiman abu ghaith is expected to face terror-related charges. the justice department announced yesterday he was arrested in jordan last week. abu ghaith is considered a top al qaeda operative and served as a spokesman for bin laden. >> he is not a big fish but he's not a little fish. you know, when you catch these guys, they may lead you to the bigger fish. >> south carolina senator lindsey graham and other republicans are criticizing the obama administration, saying abu ghaith should be at guantanamo bay not in a u.s. federal court. >>> an oakland man probably didn't expect his luggage to go through extra security at the airport but tsa agents found 67 pounds of pot in his luggage. the suspect is 21 and had a ticket to south carolina, ch
to say about the reorganization except to wonder how much real change it brings while the department remains seriously under staffed with 6 11 officers. chief jordan says district 4 in fruitvale is the beta test to try if you will before the program is rolled out to the rest of the city. this is abc 7 news. >> jap that's consulate stationed in san francisco will spend a year in jail for domestic violence. he plead in order contest to a pair of felony in a plea deal original faced up to 20 years in prison for more than a dozen charges. his wife accused him of sta stabbing her in the what happened a screw driver hitting her on the head with lap top slapping her in the face bruising her arm and thigh and throwing her from a car. guy jail time will start in may. >> new report explains why social shut down a school on friday. serious violations against universal preschool formerly known as sunny side infant preschool reported violations include the inappropriate swaddling of infants in cribs to confine them. using car seat instead of high chair and having too many children for the nu
like, pam, dave. >> we feed to plan. so good to know. >> things could obviouslily change. today we have a few showers up to the north. partly cloudy, partly sunny skies. the breeze has really tailed off. so 50s to low 70s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. westbound 237 nice looking drive here. no major problems driving through. it's nice and early for your commute. this is a look at san francisco northbound 101 traffic is really light. let's go back to the desk. >>> we are following developing news in san francisco where two firefighters were injured fighting an apartment building fire. huge fire. it started just before 1:00 this morning in the bay view district. tara moriarty is there on the scene with more on why this fire was so hard to control. tara. >> reporter: we're here at mckin anyone and third street. part of this street is blocked off here. it took crews more than two hours to contain this fire. it got going pretty well because there was an exposed gas line and it took pg&e an hour and 15 minutes to turn it off. about two dozen people were able to escape their homes. the
, christina. president obama renewing his push for gun control. >>> changed me spiritually, changed me mentally and emotionally. i had to go to prison to grow up. >>> from famed r&b singer to convicted killer. how one man who spent more than three decades in prison is using his newfound freedom for redemption. >>> it's more than just the end of the week, it's the end of the financial quarter. we'll look at the best performing stock over the last three months coming up in news. >>> happening now, president obama just finished talking about the economy in miami. he's pressing congress to pass new tax incentives and other measures aimed at tracking private sectors projects around the company. he spoke at a miami ports undergoing $2 billion in upgrades funded by public and private money. next week the president will head to colorado to continue his push for stricter gun laws. he has just a small window to persuade congress to back it in the senate early next month. it's expected to be an uphill battle as congress is showing limits to stricter gun laws. >>> not just the end of the week but
avenue. >>> it is changing and we have showers up in petaluma and out to the west and there is a little bit of activity north of hayward and the coverage on the south is out in the gilroy area. especially tomorrow we have a few thunderstorms and the weekend things will clear up and we will have updates on mornings on 2. >>> also coming up, we continue to follow that s.w.a.t. team standoff in san francisco and things are changing by the minute. >>> two separate arson incidents at two separate hospitals, stay right here with us. >> reporter: heavy rain and strong winds moving across the bay area overnight. mum, we'll break down rain timing for today and when thunderstorms could be added to the forecast. >>> an intense standoff unfolding at a san francisco pot club this morning. we'll tell you why the s.w.a.t. team was called to this building and we'll tell you about the wanted man we're told is inside. >> reporter: a two-hour police standoff in a quiet neighborhood in san mateo. we will tell you what happened inside the hospital, what workers there are telling us this morning. >>> also --
of the university of central florida. is a student had planned to kill people near his dorm but changed his mind killed themselves. >> police say james seev sku marn had some homemade bombs, and an assault weapon, a handgun, and under the rows of ammunition in his dorm long. authorities believe he pulled a fire alarm just after midnight common plant tissue students said they left the building. one student called police and is believed the south as iras may have made the suspect rethink his plan. >> first soda now cigarettes. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is starting tobacco sales. he wants to require store to keep tobacco products out of sight unless an adult is buying something or employes are restocking. the goal is to crack down on young people smoking. the proposal would also ban selling tobacco products at a discount. there would be also the tougher penalties. >> 4:22 is the time. we will take a break. giving you a quick look at the toll plaza as you make your way toward the oakland side of the toll plaza heading into san francisco. what we're looking at the east bay temperatures
counsel, but we understand that could change as santa ana winds are expected to kick up in southern california with a wind advisory in effect until this afternoon. you can see flames are burning. when the pilot pulls out you will be able to see the fire trucks. 2,000 people are without power in southern california and the fire destroyed seven power poles. the fire has burned 150 acres since yesterday at 4:45. it is now 30 percent contained. the fire may have been sparked by downed power lines. >> thank you, katie. santa cruz police officers are going back on duty this morning for the first time since two colleagues in the department were killed by a man they investigated. cornell bernard is live in the santa cruz police station with the latest. cornell? >> the officers will be back on the job later this morning after several days of mourning the loss of their fellow officers. a memorial has grown by leaps and bounds with flowers and notes in honor of connective sergeant bump baker and elizabeth butler murdered on tuesday by jeremy goulet. we are learning chilling details about his p
temperatures change you may have noticed in most spots. you notice where the yellow is. it's warmer. santa rosa, novato. we talk about livermore, cooler there. hayward a little cooler. upper 70s the highs at the sonoma county airport and gilroy yesterday. 61 half moon bay. clear and mild in morning. sunny and breezy today. if you liked yesterday we can expect again similar high temperatures. the rain coming in by tuesday night. it's out of here, though, by wednesday. here's a look at our setup right now. we've got high pressure off the coast. once again, we'll have the northwesterly winds build in throughout the afternoon. so anywhere from ten to twenty miles an hour. it did get a little breezy yesterday. today a repeat performance. we will have that and the cooler numbers at the coast. elsewhere once again we will see the 70s return. around the state today, lower 50s in the northern sierra with mid-60s in the southern sierra. upper 50s coastside. otherwise look at the 70s returning for the valley. 80 in vegas. 90 palm springs with upper 60s in los angeles. taking you back home, closer to home,
this to the political process. if people change their minds, we can implement through that mechanism. still, they're confident that both history and the law will be on their side. telling us today they feel a ruling is not only critical for same-sex couples looking for equal rights, but also for the next generation. >> they don't have to worry about being second-class citizens growing up. >>> also today, a group of influential doctors endorsed same-sex marriage. the american academy of pediatrics said it's in the best interests of children offering children long-term security, rights and benefits. the doctors made the declaration after four years of analysis and research. >>> the 20-year-old woman who said she was a rape victim last month at uc santa cruz has been officially charged with making a false report. she reported she was beaten and raped on campus in a mid afternoon attack. they stepped up police patrols, public meetings and an 11-day investigation. triplet had bruises on her body that day but investigators haven't discovered how she got them. >>> two oakland city council members, they
change from yesterday. a few little hit and miss showers possible thursday. and breezy and warm under partly to mostly clouds friday. it looks like rain arrives sunday. >>> 5:11 is the time right now. they deliver a message of hate. that is what critics say about controversial ads on muni buses. >>> two years later still a mystery involving the shooting of osama bin laden. how the latest version conflicts with an earlier account. >>> good morning. northbound interstate 880 looking pretty good here. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. light buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin [ female announcer ] why settle for plain bread? here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> time now 5:14. new details about the shooting of osama bin laden are raising doubts about earlier acc
delays from congress to see if more changes are needed. >> the postmaster general tells ktvu there may be a couple pilot programs launched in the bay area to make the post office more techno lodge beingly advanced in the future. i also asked if there's anyway to save places like the berkeley post office or save six day delivery service. he tells me we'll have to wait and see. live in becomely, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you brian. >>> police say a convicted graffiti tagger fell to his death over the weekend from a sacramento freeway bridge. he may have been spray painting. the body of 22 year old andre petcov of north highlands was found saturday by a street sweeper beneath the interstate 80 bridge near street. he was arrested and convicted in 2009 for vandalism in the sacramento and roseville areas. according to police reports he was involved with a group accused of $80,000 in property damage in about 300 tagging cases. >>> the supreme court is deciding whether a law aimed at preventing illegal immigrants from voting is valid. we'll sh
coming around the other night but we have signs of changes but we are going to look at a great day ahead. lots of sunshine outside and well, temperatures going to be heating up today. in the the mid-70s going to be a possibility. starting out with some patchy dense fog toward the coastline and even in some of the valleys early on this morning. watch out for that, that's very thick. that big ridge of high pressure sitting overhead is compressing that air and putting it down near the surface. but this ridge will bring us lots of sunshine by the afternoon. these temperatures going to be something else. averages usually in the low to mid-60s. today way above the average. about 73 degrees in santa rosa. about 74 in san jose. and 67 degrees in san francisco. enjoy it! we have some changes coming up right in time for the weekend. maybe a couple of raindrops, too, liz. >> i got to enjoy today. i have to stay up this afternoon. all right. thank you. thank you, lawrence. outside you mentioned the fog. you can see it in some of our traffic cameras thi
cost expected range from $5 to $7 per hour. >> muni says the changes will make more parking spots available and, help reduce congestion, by discouraging circle in around the ballpark for parking. >> as you might imagine drivers are not buying that. >> it is just a bigger pain in the butt. >> it is annoying to have to pay more. >> the price of the ferry ride it also increase from $9 to $11 this season. the golden gate bridge district scheduled to hold a public hearing on the fares increase proposal on thursday. >> if approved, the new rates would take effect by the start of the season. >> 7 06. as we go to break let us check with george to give up their of the commute. >> thank you darya. we have been keeping an eye on the nimitz freeway were lanes were reconfigured over the weekend. >> this is around fifth with a bite out is being rebuilt. >>vi>vidact. >> we are keeping an eye on it. current conditions are good but there is the possibility of an accident occurring at the site. if you are driving be prepared for those changes. we will take a break in the kron 4 [ male announcer ] s
changes directions all of a sudden the wind will change another direction and blow you across into the other lane. >> reporter: the storm also left parts of new york wind whipped and blanketed under show. on the new jersey shore the battered coastline saw some of the worst flooding since superstorm sandy. >> it's devastating, devastating to see the towns go through this all over again when they're trying to get it together and come back. >> reporter: this is the latest in a series of winter storms that hammered the region in the last month and has many looking forward to spring. >> they're saying 50 degrees by the weekend so i'm looking forward to that. it's been a rough winter. >> reporter: so the forecasters say this is going to continue for the rest of the morning, and then the storm is supposed to move out to sea. it's supposed to be nice here this weekend. >> not going to happen. jim axelrod thank you. >>> in europe's westchester count county in new york drivers are facing slick roads up to six inches of snow are expected there. meteorologist jeff gir
november and hasn't had luck finding a job. his luck changed yesterday. he checked numbers after hearing someone in walnut creek hit the jackpot. >> i checked again and again. and i thought i'm -- i'm just dreaming. i -- removed my eye glasses and... rubbed my eyes again and again. really? maybe 10 times? that is the one that. is it. >> those are the numbers. they didn't linger in sacramento today they had to be back because homera had a client coming in at the hair salon. she plans to keep her job. coming up at 5:00 what will a package of pumpkin seeds played in this dream come true. >> they seem nice and fun. good for them. >> problems are solved. you won't have to wait if you've been holding out for the newest black berry to go on sale. >> and emily chang is here with this afternoon's after the bell report. hi, emily. >> good afternoon. the annual south by southwest festival kicks off today. also known as spring break for geeks. this year, tesla and former president al gore and basketball star, shaquille o'neal scheduled to appear. a new documentary about sean fanning and sean parker
something because of a rule change you're going to get hurt anyway. >> the new rule goes into affect next season. from here out the term heads up football takes on a double meaning like never before. in san francisco, wayne freedman abc 7 news. >> nfl owners voted today to eliminate the tough rule, one of the most-criticized rules in nfl history certainly by raider fan who's grimace every time we pull out this video. it changed the raiders fate when a fumble by tom brady would have sealed a playoff win was ruled an incomplete pass. that started their super bowl dynasty. the new rule states if a quarterback loses control of the ball before protecting it after opting not to throw, it's a fumble. which we knew 11 years ago. today raiders tweeted adios, tough rule -- tuck rule, way too late. >> okay. but it's happening now. right? >> yes. it's now. >> yes. >> listen to this. the world's premier sailing event is just weeks away. and some residents are hoping to make big bucks by renting out their home autos yes. carolyn tyler shows what $25,000 a month will get you. >> julie and peter have eve
such as implementing healthcare changes. >> there are a lot of changes that are impacting local government. it requires somebody who is experience. >> canddants have till wednesday to file -- candidates have till wednesday to file. >>> the office of ethics conducts investigations into house members. the investigation centers on spend being boxman or members of her staff. her attorney says michele bachmann is cooperating with the investigation. >>> apple perched a start up -- perched a start up. the company is paying $20 million for wifi slam. apple confirms the deal but isn't giving any details. >>> chevron struck oil at a new well in the gulf of mexico. the company today announced the discovery at the well. 190 miles off the louisiana coast. crews drilled 6 miles deep. the well results are being evaluated. it is 12 miles from a discovery last week. >>> the golden gate bridge district is days away from ending its toll collection. a new sign is up to remind drivers the bridge will convert to electronic tolling on wednesday. you will have a choice of fast track or pay based on a picture. >>> caltrans pla
whether which involve some changes, high erica. >> if you like dry weather, you will enjoy today. if you like the rain, you will enjoy tomorrow. the decrease in cloud cover, mild weather upper 50s low 60s. tomorrow after midday wet weather makes its way back into our forecast. unsettled weather for the next couple of days. sunshine clear skies by saturday and sunday. i will have the full details in your 7 day around the bay. here is george with traffic. >> we have seen a slight increase in volumes and traffic around the bay area. still no hot spots or major delays. the bay bridge volume is the building but debate lights are still off. i wait for a threat antioch and on interstate 580 with the ride from the all to my past and the dublin interchange it still looking with mostly light traffic around the best of the bay area. >> so far there have not made any arrests in this case, no motive. we know they he was shot in the community center to the left of your screen. he staggered across the street. here is video that we got right after it happened, he is an 18 year-old man whose name was ric
launched a charge for change in the bay area neighborhood. >> over the past 24 house republicans, we have gone from soggy to windy. wind gusts to 40 miles per hour or stronger today. here's a live look at kpix 5 hi- def doppler radar. find out how long we'll stay dry coming up in my forecast. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ ♪ undeniable ♪ (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ ♪ building up from deep inside ♪ it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us eve
with extra security. but the changes helped insure a peaceful first friday art walk in oakland last night. the changes remain after a fatal shooting of a teenager at last month's event. organizers banned alcohol. ended the walk an hour earlier at 9:00 p.m. and shortened it from 10 blocks to seven. there was extra security and a strong police presence. >> when you look at the city and what it is trying to do, they tried images of oakland to change the businesses and this is sort of the calling card. >> a candlelight vigil was held to remember the 131 homicide victims in oakland st year. >>> new information shows a loophole allows sant cruise gunman jer ny goulet to fall off police radar. investigators say he had a history of crimes before killing two detectives on tuesday. he was convicted of peeping incidents in three different cities and accused of raping two women while serving in the military in hawaii but the santa cruz sentinel is reporting that he never appeared on two law enforcement computer databases that track criminals. >>> meanwhile the santa cruz community is rallying to comf
because of earlier problems down to berkeley. >>> we are dry but it could be changing over the next hour and we have activity or shore and we have patches moving on the marine shoreline and with your weekend always in view more rain showers and the weekend is warming backup. >>> coming up on mornings on 2, the public says goodbye to two officers who died in the line of duty and we have teen coverage for today's public memorial. >>> it could lead to a global crisis, stay with us. that's only the beginning. i have more than one red carpet. i like all sorts of spectacles. from the grandiose, to the impromptu... to the completely unexpected. and you'll only have to think about a list... when you cross this, off your own. los angeles. endlessly entertaining. plan your getaway at . >>> hundreds expected to start arriving in a few minutes. the community getting ready to say good-bye to two fallen officers. it happened just hours ago. a chilling new threat from the government of north korea. it involves nuclear weapons and the united states. >> we are live in san francis
charges. because witnesses have changed their stories. but as kron 4's dan kerman tells us. that does *not mean the case is going away. >> reporter: the d.a. could be dropping their case but that does not mean that we're dropping our case. >> this attorney is representing the family of a special needs >> when you have a child with special needs they have and to need extra compassion, extra attention. when i found out that there was abuse, and a toxic environment it was devastating. i feel like a little piece of meat diet when i heard about this. >> reporter: the abuse allegations from a handful of teachers aides. he felt as if a part of pam -- died --. part of it -- him died --. >> it feels as if our children are being victimized by not getting the justice they deserve. it does not mean that this ian abuse did not happen. >> there were abuses such as being kicked and food shop in their face. they are even lying dead or line now with food and -- shoved in their face. the to the teachers' aides are lying now or then. >> they believe that the journey is over and she is innocent. with misinfor
that will change. the person making $10 an hour multiplied by six hours and a date = $60 per day. multiplying that by 5 days per week = $300 multiplied that by 3.33 weeks in a month that will be about $1,299 multiplied that in years you are making about $15,588. >> that is an increase of $3,000 per year. >> city councilman said that is good for employes but in the long run could have a negative impact on small businesses. a $3,000 raise for 10 employes is a $30,000 hit to a business bottom- line. >> a hit some businesses cannot afford. >> we recognize that for many small businesses to increase the minimum wage will be a significant challenge. we are doing what we can to help them through tax amnesties third efforts through start up san jose to wait permits to enable small businesses to use in storefronts. >> in san jose and jhillipe djgal kron 4 news. >> san francisco has the highest minimum wage at $10.55 an hour. san jose is a $10 even. >> just in to kron 4 news room, the united states and south korea have begun their annual military exercises after threats from north korea became more prom
and the mom who was a teacher there at the time. >> i'm sure they're going to make changes so we're already almost done with the school year so. we're not going pull our son out. i feel for the child and the parents. >> that teacher left the school between the time of the incident and revealing the picture. school officials say they're shocked by this and will be holding a meeting with parents tonight. >> new details about the man accused of drunk driving and ramming into a car ska za night, killing three people in daily city this, afternoon, prosecutors said a 28-year-old had a blood alcohol level of.18 at the time of the crash. lacedo is on probation for a previous dui charge in santa clara county. he's facing vehicular manslaughter charges. a fourth victim remains hospitalized. >> an investigation is underway after an attempted sexual assault at city college in san francisco's wellness center. the school says a man entered the womans locker room saturday, hid inside one private shower stall. the student in another stall and the man climbed underneath and grabbed her. an alert was sent ou
72. look ahead with your fife-day forecast. no major changes. we will shave off a few degrees for thursday and friday. fog still a factor for the morning hours. >>> coming up next in our 5:00 hour the black smoke tells the story. >>> also a horrific crash on a bay area freeway just hours to go. what's happening now at that accident scene. >>> we are take you to the accident scene for an update on the traffic. >>> black smoke. cardinals electing a new pope just sent a message to the world. >>> a disturbing threat at a bay area high school. how police are responding. >>> we're tracking dense fog this morning coming up where the fog is right few and the neighborhoods that will hit the 80s this afternoon. >>> good morning, to you welcome to a brand new day, wednesday, middle of the week march 13th pam cook is back. good morning, i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. mark tamayo is in for steve. i hear it's going to be warm. >> yeah a few neighborhoods approaching the 80-degree mark. get ready. you might be thieving a bit for the allergy suffering
in southern california. coming up at 7:19. how this could change the way we respond to quakes in the future. >>> we're following developing news. we're getting word of another carnival cruise ship in trouble. this time it's a cruise ship stucks in phillipsburg on the island of saint martin in the eastern caribbean. several passengers are telling stories of power outages and overflowing toilets. this is file video of the carnival dream. the coast guard has been in touch with the ship's captain and he told them of trouble with the propulsion system. this comes a month after a fire crippled a ship in the gulf of mexico. coming up at 7:45, we'll have an update on this ship's situation. >>> to our continuing coverage of the election of a new pope. this morning, pope francis delivered a bouquet of flowers to the altar at a basilica in rome. he prayed for the virgin mary for the health and safety of rome. the pope is known as being a very humble man. the vatican didn't release any photos of his ride to the church. we're told he took a simple vatican car, rather than the famous pope mobile this is
are stained my help. the wind is picking up in the evening. big changes next week. we will talk all about it, coming up. >> catherine: coming up. a big reversal for a well known republican -- he's now the only g-o-p marriage. what triggered his change of heart. then, a busy east bay this weekend. what you need to know -- ahead. and at 5-30. how the u-s is now beefing up its defenses. facing the threat of a nuclear attack by north korea. the news at five continues next. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >> a one-time opponent of same-sex marriage has made a dramatic turn around prominent ohio g-o-p senator rob portman announced the switch today. here's what's behind the sudden change of heart. >
inappropriate for children. >> change is not needed. the change will not solve any great oath problem. it will only create new problems. >> critics say the argument is remarkably similar to the one used against integration in the 50's and 60's, with members insisting they want to hear all the opinions on the issue. >> back here the san mateo sheriff is warning people of a rash of recent burglaries. deputies say potential burglars have approached homes in neighborhoods an the city and knocking on doors to so if anyone was at home. if they are, the suspects ask for directions or to speak to someone who doesn't live there. if no one answers they break in and problem the home. the sheriff advises people to call 9-1-1 if a suspicious person is knocking on their door. >> san francisco district attorney's office is definitive charging a man suspected of killing a 77-year-old newspaper vendor. he was selling the chronicle from a booth outside a montgomery street bart station on january 28 when a man lifted him up and dropped him on the sidewalk. he died three weeks later. the "san francisco c
in southern california. coming up at 7:19. how this could change the way we respond to quakes in the future. >>> we're following developing news. we're getting word of another carnival cruise ship in trouble. this time it's a cruise ship stucks in phillipsburg on the island of saint martin in the eastern caribbean. several passengers are telling stories of power outages and overflowing toilets. this is file video of the carnival dream. the coast guard has been in touch with the ship's captain and he told them of trouble with the propulsion system. this comes a month after a fire crippled a ship in the gulf of mexico. coming up at 7:45, we'll have an update on this ship's situation. >>> to our continuing coverage of the election of a new pope. this morning, pope francis delivered a bouquet of flowers to the altar at a basilica in rome. he prayed for the virgin mary for the health and safety of rome. the pope is known as being a very humble man. the vatican didn't release any photos of his ride to the church. we're told he took a simple v
the bridges. and the fog is an issue. in an attempt to change. it wasn't foggy in some areas. when we got here at 4:30 and now the fog just moved around. let's take a look at the pictures we can see. this is highway 4. and the traffic does look pretty good. it is a little slow in antioch but you will see slow traffic as well on the way to concord. 680 is getting busier on the way to walnut creek. those metering lights have been switched on. this mornings drive on the peninsula 101 and 280 still look good. and parts of the coast mark tamayo my good weather buddy here will talk about the fog. right? >>> yeah. we've been partnering up by tracking the fog. it's tough to track especially when it's dark out there. it has been moving around out there. for today dense pockets of fog but warm numbers inland. tomorrow a little cooler in the weekend. a dry forecast with partly sunny skies. current temperatures are in the upper 30s to the 40s to around 50 degrees. downtown san francisco 46 degrees. we will talk about the fog now. it has been regrouping near the
just aren't coming up. >> first of us get the update with weather. that is what is changing. >> good morning erica. good morning james. contending with cloud cover. rain is on the way. rain began after 4:00 p.m.. the rain however, will fall overnight scattered showers for wednesday and thursday. >> of it for most of the bay area. an inch and have it not more for the sonoma hills. i will show you futurecast 4 in my next report. george. >> thank you erica. no hot spots. a quick commute check. the bay bridge back up improving a bit. dow to 16-18 minutes. >> the san mateo bridge highway 92 and 11 minutes commute time. hayward to foster city a good ride with no problems. a golden gate bridge commute is an easy one here 4101 southbound. we're problem free through marin county. james. >> thank you george. an update on a developing story out of richmond crews have been working over night to save a stolen yacht. it ran aground in pacifica. we brought you a live report on the kron 4 morning news. three people were on board on the arrest accused of stealing the dot. >> kron fours jackie sissel
of the day. by noon looking pretty good. this looks to be the cool spot. overall the pattern is changing very little. this morning i'm seeing number was in a few degrees of what we had yesterday. if you are out early maybe you have a soccer game to get to, maybe a little league game. it's a little cloudy and cool. the temperatures mild but when you have this cloud cover doesn't feel to mildt. will feel cool. it's 7:00 this morning as we get into nine, ten, i think it'll mix out. it'll clear out and then along the coastline it could take until noon. for the afternoon partly cloudy, temperatures will slip just a little bit. on the larger scale we have mostly clear skies above that low cloud deck. if you have the gray this morning, mostly blue above it. here is the satellite. watching a system here that will actually move through the pacific northwest. the only impact may be a few high clouds and maybe an afternoon breeze in some areas. temperatures slide just a bit for today. 72 santa rosa, 70nevado. upper 60s san rafael. heading off to the east bay. 67 oakland. 71 danville. 70 livermore and in
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